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Read our blog for helpful pet care advice and tips from our knowledgable Newtown to help keep your cat or dog joyful and healthy.

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What is color dilution alopecia (CDA) in dogs?

What is color dilution alopecia (CDA) in dogs?

Color dilution alopecia (CDA) is a genetic skin condition that affects dogs bred to have coats that appear blue or light fawn (Isabella). CDA can leave your dog with patchy hair loss, and uncomfortable, itchy skin. Today, our Newtown vets explain the causes of CDA, which breeds are affected, and how it can be treated.

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Dog Pleural Effusion—What It Is, Symptoms & Treatment

Dog Pleural Effusion—What It Is, Symptoms & Treatment

Pleural Effusion in dogs is a condition that reduces the space available for the lungs to expand within the chest cavity, making breathing difficult for your pup. Today, our Newtown vets discuss the symptoms, causes, and available treatments for this serious condition.

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Arrhythmia—Understanding Your Dog's Irregular Heartbeat

Arrhythmia—Understanding Your Dog's Irregular Heartbeat

Arrhythmia in dogs is common, and many of our canine companions can live long healthy lives even with this heart condition, but sadly that is not always the case. Our Newtown Veterinary Specialists vets look at the ins and outs of arrhythmia in dogs, signs to watch for, and treatment options.

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Your Guide to IVDD Surgery in Dogs

Your Guide to IVDD Surgery in Dogs

Intervertebral disk disease—IVDD for short—is a condition that impacts your dog's spinal cord and causes painful mobility issues. Our Newtown vets explain more about the condition and the surgery used to treat it.

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Why Does My Pet Need a Urinalysis?

Why Does My Pet Need a Urinalysis?

In this post, our Newtown vets discuss the importance of regular urinalysis testing for pets.

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Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

In this post, our Newtown vets talk about blood tests for dogs to help pet owners understand how they can help detect health concerns.

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Dog Intestinal Blockage Surgery

Dog Intestinal Blockage Surgery

Today, our Newtown vets discuss intestinal blockages in dogs, and how surgery is used to repair the issue.

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Diagnostic Imaging for Cats & Dogs

Diagnostic Imaging for Cats & Dogs

Today, our Newtown vets explain everything you should know about diagnostic imaging for cats and dogs.

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Common Pet Eye Injuries

Common Pet Eye Injuries

Whether your pet is a hunting dog or an indoor cat, eye injuries can occur, and should be seen by a vet right away. Today, we discuss common eye injuries in pets.

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Cataracts in Cats

Cataracts in Cats

Today, our Newtown vets discuss the causes, signs, and treatment of cataracts in cats.

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